Head of Country UK (m/f/d)
1d ago

Who are we looking for :

As one of the fastest growing tech companies in Europe, we’re always looking for ambitious employees with a pioneering spirit.

Together, we are changing one of the largest industries in the world the insurance industry.

Join the challenge : We grow together!

We develop individually but grow together. To achieve this, we demand a lot of ourselves. We always strive to create a fantastic and encouraging working atmosphere as well as a positive leadership culture and offer many career development opportunities.

Our vision is to be one of the very best employers.

Your Mission :

As Head of Country / General Manager UK (m / f / d) at Getsafe you will be responsible for the strategy and growth of our UK business.

With well over 100k customers in Germany, the aim is to accelerate growth and firmly establish our operations and a local team in the UK.

  • Set the vision for the UK market and work closely with global C- & VP level team members to align on the overall UK business targets
  • Provide ongoing review and development of the overall country strategy to ensure we hit our UK growth ambitions; an aptitude for numbers is a must.
  • Beyond growth, you also ensure we reach other important milestones (teambuilding, business development, etc.) and successfully complete strategic projects within established timelines
  • Translate strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth helping to implement goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning
  • Set the product roadmap to ensure the product matches market demands and conversion is on or above market average
  • Develop and leverage a business network that enables efficient partnerships
  • Grow, lead and manage the UK Team (in areas like Marketing, HR, Customer Service, Insurance product and business development) to hit key metrics.
  • Coach these teams toward maximum performance

  • Work closely with global head office teams to ensure optimal resource allocation
  • You follow developments in the UK insurance / Fintech markets closely and evaluate impacts for our UK strategy
  • Be a vocal advocate for the Getsafe experience, App, and brand. Act as a legal and compliance representative for Getsafe in the UK
  • About You :

  • Minimum of 7+ Years’ experience in a growth oriented role in a high-paced environment - ideally in a start-up or tech firm - and work focusing on digital marketing, product, strategy and analytics
  • Strong track record of hitting targets and exceeding business expectations. In a best case scenario, you have led a business in a similar stage before, with a proven growth track and ability to build, lead, and motivate a team
  • Strong management and negotiation skills; broad knowledge of local laws and regulations
  • Flexible to travel when necessary (this role is based in London but post-COVID, frequent travel to Germany - likely 1-2 trips per month on average - will be required)
  • Ideally, you also have an understanding of technological trends and UI / UX design for optimizing user experience
  • As a direct report to executive management, you work entirely on own initiative, achieve extremely ambitious growth targets, and scale up an entire organization and team quickly
  • You can look forward to :

  • Working in a dynamic and value-oriented company with flat hierarchies and supportive colleagues
  • Open communication and transparency within departments
  • A competitive remuneration package with trust-based working hours as well as sustainable career and development opportunities.
  • We invest in your growth

  • A great working atmosphere with lots of team events
  • We offer a competitive compensation package with flexible working hours and the opportunity to grow with the company
  • Various benefits, such as a welcome gift, an insurance voucher, an "Employees Recruit Employees" premium payment, Rocket Internet discounts and much more
  • Our open workspaces are located near Chalk Farm in Primrose Hill
  • Join Us and Grow with Us!We are looking forward to your application.

    Please apply online only, as we cannot accept applications by e-mail or postal.

    Your contact person at Getsafe is : Sabrina Göpfrich

    About us

    Getsafe is a fully digital insurance company that helps people cover themselves and their universe simply from their smartphone.

    Using technology the company offers digital insurance products in all lines of business property, health and life. The Getsafe app is available to customers 24 / 7 and 365 days a year, allowing them to file claims or change their coverage in real time.

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